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November 2009


Pioneering Community Development Measurement Model Developed at ASC
Tue, Nov 24th, 2009

“The times they are a changin’.”

“Not too long ago,” notes Dr. Steven J. Tyrell, vice president for student affairs at Alfred State College, “a generation was considered to be about 15-20 years. Nowadays, there are more frequent marked shifts in students’ attitudes and values. The millennial generation is comprised of more than 10 distinctly different sub-populations of students. New sub-populations can emerge as quickly as every 18 months!”

Peavey Presents at NODA Conference
Tue, Nov 24th, 2009

Spencer PeaveySpencer Peavey, Alfred State College director of Student Activities and Orientation, recently presented at the National Orientation DirectorsAssociation (NODA) conference on “Expecting More Out of Your Orientation Program: A Great Way to Incorporate Service into Your Orientation Program.” Peavey, who developed New Student Service Day four years ago, reviewed the program paired with academic and retention information.

Holiday Buffet Dec. 3
Tue, Nov 24th, 2009

Students enrolled in the Top Hat Scholarship Fund.

October “Of The Month” Award Winners
Mon, Nov 23rd, 2009

Alfred State College and National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), a non-academic honor society consisting of the top 1% of student leaders, announces the winners of October’s “Of The Month” (OTM) Awards.

Anderson Named to AASCU Committee
Mon, Nov 23rd, 2009

Dr. John M. AndersonDr. John M. Anderson, president, Alfred State College, has been named to the AASCU (American Association of State Colleges and Universities) Committee on Economic and Work Force Development (CEWD), whose mission is to help AASCU institutions enhance the scope and visibility of economic and work force development efforts in partnership with their communities and regions.

Pioneers Win ASC Title
Sun, Nov 22nd, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team downed Rockland CC 66-53 to claim the ASC Tournament title.  The Pioneers are now 11-1 in the six years of the ASC Tournament and even their 2009-10 record to 5-5.

Genesee Claims ASC Tournament Crown
Sun, Nov 22nd, 2009

Genesee CC's led 40-35 at half and was able to use a press to increase their lead en route to a 83-71 victory over Alfred State in the championship game of the 2009 ASC Tournament.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 6-3 on the year.

Men finish 2nd, Women 3rd at HCCC Swim Invite
Sun, Nov 22nd, 2009

The Alfred State College men's swimming team finished 2nd while the women finished 5th at the Herkimer CCC Fall Invitational.  The men scored 184 points and trailed only the hosts while the women scored 111.

Late Run Lift Pioneers past FMCC
Sat, Nov 21st, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team used a 10-0 run to break a 55-55 tie en route to a 72-66 victory over Fulton Montgomery CC in the opening round of the ASC Tournament.  The Pioneers improve to 4-5 on the year and will take on Rockland CC tomorrow in the championship game.

Lady Pioneers Advance to Finals
Sat, Nov 21st, 2009

The Alfred State College women's basketball team trailed 18-17 but went on a 23-7 run to gain the lead and never looked back.  The Lady Pioneers moved to the the championship game of the ASC Tournament with a 85-52 victory over Jefferson CC.

Cuyahoga Downs Pioneers
Thu, Nov 19th, 2009

Cuyahoga CC hit 23 foul shots in the second half en route to a 78-66 victory over Alfred State on Thursday evening in Cleveland, OH.  The Pioneers fall to 3-5 on the season.

Pioneers and Saints Tie on the Mat
Thu, Nov 19th, 2009

Mercyhurst North East won the final three matches of the night to rally to tie Alfred State 22-22 in a WNYAC dual match.  ASC is now 1-0-1 on the year while MNE is 0-0-1.

Lady Pioneers Rally Falls Short
Thu, Nov 19th, 2009

Trailing 38-26 at half, the Alfred State College women's basketball team rallied and had an opportunity to win the game in the final seconds but fell 73-71 to Cuyahoga (OH) CC.  The Lady Pioneers are now 5-2 on the season.

Twenty-five Inducted Into Phi Theta Kappa
Thu, Nov 19th, 2009

Phi Theta Kappa inducteesTwenty-five Alfred State College students were inducted recently into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the national Honor Society for two-year colleges. Friends and family of the inductees attended the evening ceremony at the Orvis Activities Center on the Alfred State campus.

2009-10 Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. Officers
Thu, Nov 19th, 2009

09-10 Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. officersThe Board of Directors of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., has announced its slate of officers for 2009-10.

Haggstrom Joins Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc.
Wed, Nov 18th, 2009

David G. HaggstromDavid G. Haggstrom, Angelica, has been named to the board of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. As a board member, Haggstrom will contribute his skills to the management of the property affairs, business, and concerns of the corporation; he will also participate in the adoption of resolutions and regulations for the conduct of the management of the affairs of the corporation.

Lady Pioneers Win Fifth Straight
Tue, Nov 17th, 2009

The Alfred State College women's basketball team raced to a 93-40 victory over Houghton College JV to win their fifth straight.  The Lady Pioneers are now 5-1 on the season while the Highlanders fall to 1-4.

Brooks Named Player of the Week
Mon, Nov 16th, 2009

Alfred State College sophomore women's basketball player Brittney Brooks (Elmira Free) has been named the Region III female athlete of the week.  Brooks helped the Lady Pioneers to a 3-0 week and a 4-1 start.

Pioneers Hold off Orange Rally
Sat, Nov 14th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team held off a second half rally by SUNY Orange and escaped with a 61-57 victory.  The Pioneers snap a three game slide and improve to 3-4 on the year.

Brooks and Conway Lead ASC past Orange
Sat, Nov 14th, 2009

Brittney Brooks (Elmira Free) and Danielle Conway (Bainbridge Guilford) led the Alfred State College women's basketball team to a 82-72 victory SUNY Orange.  The Lady Pioneers are now 4-1 on the year while the Lady Colts fall to 1-2.

Pioneers Down Erie to Close out Season
Fri, Nov 13th, 2009

The Alfred State College football team revenged an early season loss at Erie CC with a 21-15 victory over the Kats to close out the 2009 season.  The Pioneers who received a forfeit victory earlier in the week finish their campaign with a 5-5 record while the Kats finish 4-6.
Fri, Nov 13th, 2009

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Lady Pioneers Win Third Straight
Thu, Nov 12th, 2009

The Alfred State College women's basketball team raced out to an early lead and never looked back in a 85-39 victory over Roberts Wesleyan JV on Thursday evening.  The Lady Pioneers have now won three in a row and are 3-1 on the year.

Second Half Run Lifts Cuyahoga past ASC
Thu, Nov 12th, 2009

Cuyahoga (OH) CC used a 20 to 5 run in the second half to break a 42-42 tie en route to a 71-62 victory over Alfred State on Thursday evening.  The Pioneers are now 2-4 on the year.

Moore Named Coach of the Year
Wed, Nov 11th, 2009

Coach Gary Moore with autographed running shoesGary Moore has been named the NJCAA Division III men's cross country coach of the year following Alfred State's 2nd place finish at the National Championships.  Moore was chosen for the award by his fellow coaches.

Four Pioneers Run to All-American Honors
Wed, Nov 11th, 2009

Four members of the Alfred State College cross country team ran to NJCAA Division III honors with top 15 finishes at the National Championships last weekend at Finger Lakes CC.  John Sweeney (Barker) earned first team, Brandon Lewis (Red Creek) and Carey Crooker (Addison) earned second team, and Joe Seitz (Williamsville North) was third team.

Wrestlers Open up Season with Victory
Wed, Nov 11th, 2009

The Alfred State College wrestling team opened up the 2009-10 season with a convincing 36-12 victory over Jamestown CC.  The Pioneers won eight of the nine matches wrestled.

Pioneers Fall in Final Seconds
Tue, Nov 10th, 2009

Cayuga CC hit two foul shots with 6.8 seconds remaining to defeat the Alfred State College men's basketball 81-80.  The Pioneers fall to 2-3 on the season.

Coates' Late Jumper Leads Lady Pioneers to Victory
Tue, Nov 10th, 2009

Megan Coates (Nazareth) hit a 10 foot jumper with four seconds left to lift the Alfred State College women's basketball team to a 72-71 victory over Cayuga CC on Tuesday evening.  The Lady Pioneers improve to 2-1 on the year.

Dayton is Counter Professional of the Year
Tue, Nov 10th, 2009

Thomas Dayton, a student in the automotive parts technology curriculum, received the Counter Professional of the Year for 2009 award. Read more in aftermarketNews.